By Ellen Barron Feldman (firstname.lastname@example.org) As a mediator and a collaborative attorney, I have been doing co-mediation exclusively by zoom since March 2020. The context is unsettling at best. Couples are together in their homes, trying to home-school their children, wondering if they will be losing their jobs or able to pay the mortgage, not
Before heading to a divorce mediator in Chicago, it is important that you understand certain aspects of your case and that you take certain steps in preparation for this meeting. Some things to do before meeting with a divorce mediator in Chicago include: Understand the Marital Estate Each spouse should have a clear understanding of
Family mediators in Chicago are tasked with helping family members reach an agreement regarding a legal case that will be formalized into a contract or order which will be binding on the parties. Family mediators in Chicago may be hired in a variety of cases. Mediation is a process that is used by parties who
A family mediator in Chicago helps parents who may not have the best relationship develop a new one for the sake of their children. After a marriage or relationship ends, it can be difficult for parents to restructure their relationship. However, many studies indicate that children thrive when there is less conflict between their parents.
Part of the job of a divorce mediator in Chicago is to dispel misconceptions about the process of mediation. Some common myths that a divorce mediator in Chicago hears include: We Aren’t Capable of Mediating Some parties believe that they cannot successfully mediate because they have problems communicating with each other. However, mediators have helped
Divorce mediation in Chicago is a peaceful alternative to the typical adversarial process involved in a litigated divorce. In mediation, parties work out legal issues, including custody decisions, living arrangements, property division, spousal support and child support. Parties turn to divorce mediation in Chicago because it is usually faster and cheaper than litigating the case.
Divorce mediation in Racine County Wisconsin provides spouses with an alternative to contentious divorce proceedings. While negative emotions are understandable and common during divorce, the potential physical wellbeing, emotional health and financial stability of both parties often depend on the parties being able to work through these emotions. Parties can take the following steps during
One of the first things that a divorce mediator in Chicago Illinois will explain is that mediation is a collaborative process. Success depends on the efforts of the parties and the abilities of the mediator. Some ways that you can increase the likelihood of your divorce mediator in Chicago Illinois succeeding include: Be Open to
Co mediation divorce mediation is different from a typical mediation session which usually involves one mediator who shuttles back and forth between the parties with information and settlement offers. Co mediation divorce mediation involves two mediators who help the parties reach an agreement. Mediators are specially-trained individuals who guide parties toward resolution of a legal
In my last blog post I suggested that sending mediation clients off to separate attorneys was not being helpful. In response to this proposition one reader, an attorney and mediator from California, suggested that I had a low opinion of attorneys. I hope not. I have been a proud member